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Technical Writer

Location: Sterling Heights, MI
Our end client is looking for a Technical Writer for a 12+ month contract in their Sterling Heights, MI office location with at least 5 years experience with Adobe Acrobat Professional PDF Software that is proficient for use of illustration markups; or use of a similar PDF (electronic) markup tool Mechanical/Electrical/Operator Tech Writer experience.The ideal candidate will also have 5+ years XML Authoring Tool Experience (e.g. Arbortext Epic Editor and Oxygen software) MS Office Tools/Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint required; Access a plus)

Daily Responsibilities Include:
  • Creating and revising complex technical documentation to support the marketing, operation, repair, and maintenance of company products.
  • Ensures documents conform to company and government standards and specifications and language usage principles.
  • Creates and revises technical documentation using state-of-the-art publishing software technology including product descriptions, detailed functional descriptions, operating procedures, fault isolation, maintenance and repair procedures, illustrated parts breakdown (IPB), miscellaneous reports, proposals, marketing literature, or other technical documentation pertaining to company products.
  • Ensures compliance with customer requirements, government specifications, engineering standards, and language usage principles.
  • Researches and consults with engineering staff on systems and equipment to create and revise technical documentation. Analyzes and interprets engineering drawings and other technical data to translate information into technical documentation.
  • Evaluates illustrations and graphics to determine how to best utilize them within the documentation.
  • Requests the creation of new illustrations/graphics or changes to existing illustrations/graphics.
  • Assists in evaluating project requirements by providing time and cost estimates. May interface with customers on project content and technical issues.
  • Participates in reviews and validation efforts (onsite and offsite) for technical writing assignments. Assists with overall design of technical documentation by providing input to format and style. May lead small or portions of large technical writing assignments. May perform or participate in unit and/or system testing on Interactive Electronic Technical Manuals (IETMs). Maintains up-to-date knowledge on industry trends, practices, and applications. Maintains a safe work environment and ensures compliance with safety objectives and policies.
  • Working knowledge of hydraulics, mechanics, electronics, and system operations to write technical documentation. Working knowledge of state-of-the-art publication/page production software and Interactive Electronic Technical Manual (IETM) functionality and development processes.
  • Ability to understand complex engineering designs, analyze and interpret engineering drawings and terminology, and translate into understandable language for non-engineers.
  • Ability to create and revise complex technical documentation, effectively answer customer questions and concerns related to company equipment and systems, engage in problem solving discussions with cross-functional team members, provide guidance to cross-functional team members, and ensure documentation is produced on time and within budget.
  • Ability to concentrate, attention to detail, and command of the English language.
Experience/Knowledge Required, preferred in the defense industry Validation/Verification, on-vehicle experience a plus Content Management System (CMS) experience a plus

Customer Interaction/Customer Service skills required (some positions involve direct customer interface representing end client) Ability to work with a diverse team in several physical locations Knowledge of interactive electronic technical manual functionality, development processes, and markup languages is preferred Familiarity with relevant military and commercial standards Certain positions may require specialized technical knowledge

Bachelor's Degree in a relevant technical discipline; or an equivalent combination of education and experience, plus 5 additional years of relevant experience.

For immediate consideration please submit your resume in Word format, along with daytime contact information.  LOCAL CANDIDATES ONLY PLEASE unless you are willing to relocate yourself at your own expense.  Client is unable to provide H-1B Visa sponsorship at this time. All submittals will be treated confidentially.  Selected candidate may be asked to pass a comprehensive background, credit and/or drug screening.  Principals only, no third parties please.
 

 
Established in 2000, Atrilogy Solutions Group, Inc. provides organizations of all sizes with high-quality, cost effective information technology (IT) and business process consulting & staffing services.  Our industry-leading service model combines experienced project managers with seasoned technical and functional consultants to eliminate client uncertainty and deliver superior value and results.
 
Clients turn to Atrilogy for expertise in:
·         IT staffing and placement (Project Managers, Agile/Scrum Masters, Business Analysts, DBA’s, Software Engineers, Mobile Developers (iOS, Android), DevOps, Automation, QA, Systems & Network Engineers, Cyber Security / Information Security Specialists)
·         All major ERP & CRM packages (including Oracle, Workday, PeopleSoft, JD Edwards, Lawson, SAP, Dynamics AX, Salesforce, Microsoft CRM, NetSuite)
·         Business Intelligence, Data Warehousing, and Big Data Integration
·         Creative (Interactive Project Manager/Art Director, Information Architect, UI/UX Designer, Web/Graphic Design)
 
Atrilogy has been recognized by Inc. magazine as one of the nation’s fastest-growing, privately-held companies. Headquartered in Irvine, California, Atrilogy also has offices in Denver, Phoenix, Atlanta, and Dallas with satellite offices in Boston, Jersey City, Las Vegas, Seattle, and Delhi, India.
 
 
Atrilogy Solutions Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.
 
In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
 
 
 
 
 
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